RAISE IN A BASIN ...

GOOD OR BAD IDEA ?

Some people practice more and more the breeding of axolotls in outdoor pools, admittedly this seems an ideal compromise at first glance, however ...
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I questioned Doctor Sylvain Larrat * on this specific point * Exclusive NAC veterinarian, exotic animals, wild and aquatic fauna, asking him what his opinion was:
"The lack of water temperature control, exposure to predators (herons, mink, etc.), increased exposure to all pathogens **, and possibly water quality problems (polluted rain, algae problem, oxygenation level).
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The risk of introduction into the external environment is a definite problem, but it is not necessarily enough to change people's opinion "

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* Diplomat of the American College of Zoological Medicine Associate Professor, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal B. Franklin Veterinary Clinic, Auray, Brittany, France.

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** the risks of infestations the axolotls present in the pond by bacteria and fungi such as Chytridiomycosis or simply the transport of their eggs in our rivers, ponds, investing our fauna is not to be taken lightly.

When we maintain species from another geographical region it is a responsibility, it is not serious to think that we can control everything like preventing any contact with the local fauna, it is utopian.

Unfortunately, this has happened with so many species that are now considered invasive.